Happy Mardi Gras from Gennett!

Jelly Roll Morton Gennett Medallion

Jelly Roll Morton Gennett Medallion

Happy Mardi Gras from Gennett! We offer New Orleans native, Ferd “Jelly Roll” Morton performing “New Orleans Joys.”  He recorded it in Richmond, Indiana on July 17, 1923.  The recording appeared on Gennett 5486, AF A-09, Tempo R-5, XX 13, Biltmore 1070, British Rhythm Society 3, HJCA HC-55, Jazz Collector L-132, and Silvertone 4041.  

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